Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 616
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Book Description I Never Thought It Could Happen In This Country is a personal account of the long and painful exploration of the American legal system and the unscrupulous practices of American big business. The extensive study of law was not something the author ever planned or intended to do. She was propelled into it almost against her will by her refusal to be a silent victim of discrimination and harassment or to accept a meaningless and humiliating settlement from CIGNA, her former employer. The author embarked on the path of litigation because she had no doubt that unlike the lawless former Soviet Union where she grew up, the United States had a legal system that followed the law and provided all the freedoms guaranteed by the American Constitution. After ten years and $200,000 spent on litigation, she made a shocking discovery: while the legal process in the United States indeed follows the law, the law does not guarantee anything, least of all, the...